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Records and Documents Management

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Pentagon EHR project could be expensive flop

For some time now, the Pentagon has been planning to announce a new records system that, among other things, would integrate nicely with the VA's recent attempts to modernize its electronic health records system for better interoperability between agencies. At the eleventh hour, healthcare providers and politicians close to the project say it will be an expensive and inefficient flop.

ImageSite DMS gets a face-lift, new features, AutoCAD 2015 support

eQuorum Corporation announced the release of a new version of its document management system, ImageSite, that includes a slew of new features and an overhauled UI. ImageSite 9.1, written in HTML5 is supported by all platforms, no Java required, and is available to customers now.

Spotlight: Lessons learned from government document mismanagement scandals

Government document mismanagement stories make for great headlines, but also come with lessons to be learned once you get past some common misconceptions about how and why they happen. FCW's Adam...

Shredding ban lifted for Canadian government following policy review

Back in May of this year, the Canadian government was struggling with accusations it had improperly destroyed an unspecified number of public records following the election of new party leaders. As a result, document shredding was halted at all government agencies pending an investigation into the matter. Last week, public agencies were given the go-ahead to fire up the shredders once again.

Spotlight: $50 million EHR transition in Ventura County hospitals gets failing grade

County-run hospitals in Ventura, California took another hit from the civil grand jury last month. They've criticized the hospital system three times in 13 months for a variety of issues...

Research shows EHR data, combined with other tools, can help predict patient falls

A study published in June in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that combining data from sources including an EHR system improved the accuracy of predictions that identify patients at risk of falling.

All eyes on Wisconsin as state tries to severely cut public document access

The dustup around a plan in Wisconsin to severely curtail public access to lawmaker records is settling. But the uproar is telling. It shows just how accustomed we've become to the idea of open access to public documents.

Microsoft takes compliance to Outlook public folders

Microsoft is extending its compliance tools to so-called public folders in Outlook.

MetLife embroiled in battle with feds over records release request

When the U.S. Financial Stability Oversight Council decided to tag MetLife insurance company as a threat to the stability of the broader marketplace – meaning the company is subject to greater oversight by the Federal Reserve – MetLife naturally disagreed.

How EHR implementation impacts revenue streams and patient care

A new study by Weill Cornell Medical College backs up previous reports that healthcare providers who adopt EHR early enjoy more financial gain than those who don't.